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Excel table in MicroStation

Excel table in MicroStation

Excel table in MicroStation

(OP)
After embading an Execl table into a Microstation file, I am unable to open the MicroStation file again. Does any body has gone through such problem? or any body with an idea how I can get back the MicroStation file? That is all I want.

Thanks in advance  

RE: Excel table in MicroStation

(OP)
I'm afraid that I don't have an answer for you other than that I really hope you back your files up regularly. I will say that I've had much more success linking Excel files rather than embedding them. I played with the embeding first, and had some other problems with them. I have yet to have any difficulties with link, however.

That said, when you link, understand that once the link is established, you cannot resize or rotate the MS element. So I make sure that I have it the size that I want when I first bring it in, and if my file is rotated for some reason, I put the spreadsheet off to the side and self-reference it in.

Good Luck

Robert Weber
Maurer-Stutz, Inc.
Peoria, Il
309-693-7615
www.maurerstutzinc.com

RE: Excel table in MicroStation

I can't provide any info on the embedding process, since I have not tried it.  I can however, suggest that you try running your .dgn file through EDG.  EDG is a graphics editing routine provided with MicroStation.  A good resource for learning about EDG is the link below.

http://www.askinga.com/

EDG may be able to "clean" whatever anomoly is preventing you from opening your file.  If you are already familiar with EDG, I apologize for insulting your intelligence.

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